All Blog Posts Tagged 'family' (951)

I Only Took One Picture...WHAT?

Yeah, with all the craziness yesterday I used my camera once to take a family photo and I wasn't even in the picture. Bummer. I didn't even get J digging in to his Thanksgiving plate, actually he didn't eat one thing on his plate, he just wanted cheerios or crackers. I tried hard to get him to try a spoonful of mashed potatoes. J was dressed in a cute little corduroy pants, turtle neck sweater vest thing and I didn't take a picture! ....(read… Continue

Added by Heather Jones on November 26, 2010 at 8:00am — No Comments

Giving Thanks .. and making a confession..

I have a BIG secret. I have had this secret since the beginning of summer. I have not shared this info with many, but being the day of giving thanks I thought i would come clean..


So the following blog posts were written during the last 4-5 months.. I hope you have a wonderful Thanksgiving & enjoy my thoughts/feeling as I went thru this…
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Added by Stacee Schmidt-Cottrell on November 25, 2010 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Happy Thanksgiving!

Last Year's Bird
Its good to be Thankful this… Continue

Added by Heather Jones on November 25, 2010 at 8:30am — No Comments

Tiny Prints Personalized Photo Christmas Card Review.

Tiny Prints provides simple, modern and unique stationery from Christmas cards to personalized…

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Added by Christine on November 24, 2010 at 7:30pm — No Comments

What are you thankful for this holiday season?

It's so easy to get caught up on the materialistic aspect that seems to come hand-in-hand with the upcoming holiday season. Seriously? Thanksgiving? I think more people are excited about Black Friday. But let's pause for a moment and really think, what are you thankful for this holiday season?



Me? I'm thankful for my family and their good health. It's… Continue

Added by Megan Rebelo on November 22, 2010 at 11:20pm — No Comments

Teach kids About Money At An Early Age

Many would argue that the first 5-years of life are the most developmentally important years in a persons life, both physically and mentally. Of course, as adults, we continue to grow and develop and become the teachers of the younger generation. The earlier argument is based on the idea that no matter how much education and experience you gain as adults, there is something about the teachings from those first years that have been imprinted on our DNA and is difficult to alter.

Given…

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Added by Kristy Canton on November 19, 2010 at 11:26pm — No Comments

Our Grandparents Are Our Angels

I am my mothers, still, I am very much my grandmothers child. I was willed this sense that elders are our angels on earth. I would walk behind my grandmother in the pouring rain carrying an umbrella if asked.

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Added by Kristy Canton on November 19, 2010 at 1:05am — No Comments

5 TINY PLEASURES



- watching my farmerman get dressed through halfclosed, sleepy eyelids......routine can be so comforting...


- hearing him put the kettle on for my coffee-in-bed....


- seeing toddlerboys' "YAY ! I'm AWAKE" face........another day to be grabbed and lived to the fullest...


- the smell of the pages of my brandnew magazine........freshly pressed news......read in bed of…
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Added by Sanet Odendaal on November 18, 2010 at 10:22am — No Comments

Subway Sandwich

Yesterday Ashlyn started rolling around on the carpet whining about her

stomach hurting. She seemed pretty uncomfortable so I decided to let her

do what makes everything better...watching the magical story of

Cinderella.

We were headed down the stairs when she started coughing and then made a

small gagging sound. No sooner had I asked "Ashlyn are you going to

throw up?" when the flood gates opened. I think her vomit sailed through

the air for at least a foot… Continue

Added by Rachel Todd on November 17, 2010 at 10:16pm — No Comments

Teaching Your Kids How to Be Thankful

This time of the year, I always feel that it is a struggle to keep the focus on families and counting our blessings (opposed to what we want on our Xmas lists, who we're hosting for dinner,etc...)

This is something I'm trying at our house this year:

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What traditions and ideas do you have?…

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Added by Valerie Korock on November 17, 2010 at 12:56am — No Comments

An Overbooked Weekend...Not Complaining

Normally my weekends are my time to unwind...so I wasn't looking forward to this particular weekend as I had a conference, and industry gala and a Sunday luncheon to attend.


So far it has been a really good experience. The Saturday conference I spent at the People for Education Conference in Toronto (York University). People for Education are an advocacy group established to ensure that Ontario's publicly funded schools are addressing the issues and needs that…
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Added by Sharon McMillan on November 14, 2010 at 7:44am — No Comments

Kid Friendly Boudin's - a seak peek!

At what age can a child hold up to an entire day of shopping? Well, if you ask my daughter, her answer would be "four!". My friend Devi and I had planned to drive down to San Francisco for our annual shopping trip but my babysitting fell through for the day, but that didn't stop us. We were motivated mamas! We altered our plans to instead head down to Corte Madera "The Village" instead. That way if Paige decided to call it quits…
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Added by The Wife of a Dairyman on November 13, 2010 at 12:07am — No Comments

The birthday blues....

Did anyone else catch last week’s episode of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills? If so, you saw two moms plan over-the-top birthday parties for their two toddlers. And yes, I said BOTH moms planned and held elaborate parties. I mean in comparison, one of the mother’s really went overboard (as did her plastic surgeon regarding her overly plumped lips)….and the final event didn’t…

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Added by Megan Rebelo on November 12, 2010 at 12:32am — No Comments

Guarding Our Home and Keeping it Holy

Recently, I heard a speaker say that, “the home is the domestic church.” Home is where the family flourishes, traditions are created, memories are cherished, where morals are instilled, and most importantly where our children learn their values. The church is place of worship that provides Christians with fellowship, instruction, and comfort.



Bringing our children to church is an integral part of their Christian education. The church is a wonderful place for families to gather and… Continue

Added by Chere Williams on November 10, 2010 at 8:58pm — No Comments

My Family, Perfectly Captured in 1 Picture

So, here's where you would think I'd be posting the perfect holiday portrait session with my family- everyone smiling, dressed beautifully, the lighting is beautiful, just amazing. Or, for those of you who are getting to know me a little better, you might be thinking, 'No, she's not posting a portrait sitting, maybe a candid shot of her family on the couch or outside playing or something.' Ehhh, not quite.



During our morning coffee conversation, I mentioned to Z (my best friend) that I… Continue

Added by Morgan M on November 10, 2010 at 1:39pm — No Comments

Read a Book Lately? linky is up and running





Read a Book Lately? linky is up and running - http://ning.it/bE7qfq All Family Friendly book reviews/giveaways

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Added by Tina Peterson on November 6, 2010 at 12:00am — No Comments

Sheesh, who's in charge here anyway?

My two-year-old is getting really demanding these days. Not the kind of demanding that kids just naturally are, but the kind that's like... borderline diva. (Maybe wrong word choice, considering he's a little guy, but you get the picture.)… Continue

Added by Between Babies... on November 4, 2010 at 4:43am — No Comments

Tengo Un Gato En Mis Pantalones- Wait, That's Not Right.....

"Tengo un gato en mis pantalones.... You really need to learn to speak Spanish so we can talk around the kids without them knowing what we're saying." Words actually spoken by my best friend this morning.



But, wait. This is Tucson. My kids may not be able to understand what's going on if we speak Spanish, but everyone else's kids around us will. And, I don't think something's quite right. Did you just teach me to say "I have a cat in my pants"?



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Added by Morgan M on November 2, 2010 at 6:34pm — No Comments

My invisible secret...

I have been pregnant since Mid May 2010.. Since this magical miracle of science occurred I have had ppl ask if we were planing to have anymore kids ( both them & myself ) not knowing the answer to that question was already in motion. I have suffered through horrible migraines, large amounts of…
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Added by Stacee Schmidt-Cottrell on October 30, 2010 at 7:00pm — No Comments

Shame on you little girl for betraying your mama!



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Added by Vanita on October 30, 2010 at 7:11am — No Comments

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